oh noes...tornado researcher/all around cool dude, tim samaras killed in okc tornado

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  1. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    that's so sad. he was on storm chasers for a few seasons and he was a super smart guy. his colleague, carl young, and tim samaras's son, paul samaras, were also killed.

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    At least they died doing what they loved.
     
  3. Stevie

    Stevie Now go...Ohm.

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    Dont go chasing waterfalls and/or tornadoes...
     
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    I cant wait until his family says " he died doing what he loved" BULLSHIT! He was flying around at 160 mph and hit a tree or some shit.He did not love doing that.
     
  5. Westerberg

    Westerberg Perfectly Lethal

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    You mess with the tornado you get the horns.
     
  6. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    there was a episode of storm chasers when they were in south dakota and there was this weird fog all around them. carl young was freaking the fuck out. i'm positive he wasn't happy with the way he met his demise.

    it sucks. these were good dudes and tim samaras was a total scientist. he was cautious, planned, and scientific. feel bad for them, their families, and everyone whose lifes was affected by all these tornadoes. pat robertson says don't build houses where there are tornadoes.
     
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    RobinsBedSores VIP Extreme Gold

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    God must have needed some storm chasers.
     
  8. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    he's trying to figure out global climate change still.
     
  9. Scott

    Scott Masshole Staff Member

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    Was he now?
     
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    RobinsBedSores VIP Extreme Gold

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    You mean global warming?
     
  11. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    i don't know of many people who continue to refer to the phenomenon of changing global weather patterns as global warming.
     
  12. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    bro...loolz.
     
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    :jj:
     
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    Scott Masshole Staff Member

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    I may be stupid but I'm still alive.
     
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    So is there like relevant scientific data that can only be gleaned by going right into the heart of something like this, instead of sending a remote dealie radioing all sorts of stuff? If not then these people are dumbasses.
     
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    I love Scott, I really do
     
  17. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    he had these pods that he'd set up in the path of tornadoes. there is a ton of stuff we don't know about them and some of it is only identifiable from inside the tornado. he didn't put himself inside tornados like reed timmer or that elf guy, shean, in the t.i.v.
     
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    haha...exactly.
     
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    I think I know what happens inside a tornado even without pods
     
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    I seen that guy on a bunch of those shows. Too bad. Dangerous job but his work and early warnings may have saved a lot of people.